GMU 16th Annual APAI Cultural Performances--4/4/2009 2009 GMU 亞裔傳統月慶典高潮各族裔精彩表演
2009 GMU APA Month 16th Annual Cultural Performances
Stars’ Profile—A Hearty Thanks to all Performers and Volunteers
Mr. YuFeng Zhu, IT Profession, has been play various Chinese Music Instruments Bawu Music -NWBI International Performing Team and GMU-APA Stage Manager
Dance Etc. School of the Arts was established in 1981 under the artistic directorship of Ann Boyle. It is the home of the Performing Arts Theatre which has performed in many venues including being the guest of the China Tourist Board to represent the U.S. at the International Festival in Beijing and Shanghai 2004, 2006.
Ms. Kathy Liu, Solo Peacock Dancer, was crowned Ms. Chinese American of DC, 2008.she has been dance for many years. She is now the Freshmen of UMB. Her Breathtaking Beautiful and Grace Peacock Dance Performance has been dazzling the audience by thousands...
Jin Hua Dance Academy was founded in 2006. The dancing class has performed Chinese folk dances, created by instructor Jinhuan Liu, in a lot of ceremony events. The dancing performance reflects various Chinese cultures are enjoyable and very welcomed by Chinese communities in Baltimore and DC area for recent years.
The Washington Korean Dance Company was established in 1986 to preserve and promote traditional Korean dance in the United States. Dance has been an integral part of Korean culture since ancient times, and the company seeks to pass on this heritage to future generations The troupe regularly performs at various theaters in the DC area, includes Kennedy Center, the Dance Place and the Public Play House ,universities and federal agencies. Washington Korean Dance Company is recognized as one of the leading Korean cultural organizations in the United States.
Indian Umang Dance Groups: is a group of folk dancers from India. The group has been actively promoting the culture heritage of India through its folk dances since 1989. The founder is Mrs. Archana P. Chhaya. She also oversees the Choreography and costumes design. Umang Dance Group has been awarded a grant from the Smithsonian Institute for its performance in 1994.
ERhU Solo (Chinese Violin)------ Professor Xuezhang (John) Hou, UMBC
HUI HULA O NA MELE ALOHA is a performing troupe dedicated to bringing The group has performed at numerous educational and community venues in the metropolitan
D.C. area, with programs that strive to incorporate an introduction to the language, geography, history, folklore and culture of Hawaii. the music and dance of Hawai'i to local audiences and to spreading the spirit of Aloha. The group's goal is to promote an appreciation and understanding of hula in its traditional and cultural context as a respected Hawaiian art. Performances include ancient style chant (hula kahiko) and modern style hula (hula auana), utilizing a variety of traditional dance implements and costuming.